[mythtv-users] Front read livetv files instead of myth://

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue May 1 20:32:01 UTC 2012

On 05/01/2012 04:23 PM, Raymond Wagner wrote:
> On 5/1/2012 16:22, Gerald Brandt wrote:
>> From: "Raymond Wagner
>>> On 5/1/2012 16:15, Gerald Brandt wrote:
>>>> There used to be a setting for having the frontend stream files
>>>> from the server, or read the files directly.
>>>> Is the option still there in .25, and if so, where?
>>> The option has been removed.  The frontend will attempt to read files
>>> from the local filesystem if they are available, but fall back to
>>> streaming otherwise.
>> So, it now prefers a direct mount?
> It always did, only the option to force streaming if direct access is 
> available has been removed.

Meaning if you want it to read from the file system (using 
NFS/CIFS/whatever), mount the file system on the frontend system.  
Otherwise, don't.  (That's the new "setting." :)


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